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Norway to take in 600 migrants moved from Libyan camps to Rwanda

Norway says it will take 600 asylum-seekers recently evacuated to Rwanda from Libyan detention centres. The Norwegian immigration minister told the media that his country wants to stop the sometimes deadly smuggling of migrants across the Mediterranean Sea. Charlotte Hauswedell/InfoMigrants reports “For me it is important to send a signal that we will not back smuggling routes and cynical backers, …

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Germany to deport more Nigerians in 2020 – Government announces

Germany plans to deport more Nigerians this year, according to a new report by the international broadcaster Deutsche Welle or DW. The government says there’re about 12,000 Nigerians in the country whose asylum applications have been rejected and have been asked to leave the country. Moreover, more than 20,000 cases filed by Nigerians are yet to be concluded. Going by …

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Togo’s president to seek another term in office

Togo’s ruling party UNIR has chosen incumbent President Faure Gnassingbé as its candidate for the country’s next month’s presidential election  making it likely that his family’s decades-long rule will be extended. He was voted into power in a disputed election in 2005 – taking over from his late father Gnassingbé Eyadéma, who had been president for 38 years. A law …

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